The Stevenson Center is committed to increasing diversity in our programs. Candidates who can contribute to the university’s climate of diversity and inclusivity are especially welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, '17)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Tune in as Fellows report on curriculum, professional practice, advice for applicants, and more!
Katie Spoden, an Applied Community and Economic Development Fellow in political science, is drawing on her AmeriCorps VISTA service and graduate classes to advance the work of the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County. Read more
AmeriCorps Week is a celebration and acknowledgement of the impact AmeriCorps members have on their communities. Stevenson Center AmeriCorps members marked the occasion by helping local scouts with the annual Pinewood Derby. Read more
The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development is executing its new 10-year strategic plan. Implementing the plan will help Illinois State meet the goals of Educate Connect Elevate: Illinois State – The Strategic Plan for Illinois’ First Public University 2018-2023. Read more